Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

Initial $500 fine set for travelers not wearing face masks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government is doubling fines for passengers who do not wear face masks while traveling on public ...

California wildfires diverted from reaching Lake Tahoe homes

TAHOE CITY, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Thomas Porter said his crews were able to keep ...

Trial of 20 accused of 2015 attack that killed 130 begins in Paris

PARIS, France: The trial of 20 men implicated in a jihadist attack claimed by Islamic State, which killed 130 people ...

N. Korean nukes, missiles on agenda of U.S., Japan, S. Korea meeting

SEOUL, Sept 10 (Reuters) - SEOUL, South Korea: Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan will meet next ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Kabul one month after Taliban takeover

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- One month after the Taliban takeover of the capital Kabul in ...

Forge stronger SCO partnership amid growing global uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua Under the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit, a bedrock principle of the bloc, the SCO countries ...

Elite National C'ships: Boxer Deepak eases into 2nd round

Bellary (Karnataka) [India], September 17 (ANI): Led by Deepak's fluent show, Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) boxers produced an impressive ...

MP: Villagers of Ladhpura Khas are enthusiastic over nomina

Niwari (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 17 (ANI): Villagers of Ladhpura Khas in Madhya Pradesh are ecstatic after their village was ...

Carli Lloyd bags five goals as USWNT routs Paraguay

Carli Lloyd scored a career-high and program-record-tying five goals to start her farewell tour as the U.S. women's national team ...

Afghanistan refugee crisis threatens to prolong

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): With Pakistan playing the ball with the Taliban, the refugee crisis in Afghanistan post-Taliban threatens ...

BJP aims to make PM Modi's birthday historic

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on ...

A look back at PM Modi's governance initiatives

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 71 on Friday and the BJP has drawn plans ...

6th BRICS Young Scientist Forum focuses on healthcare

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): At the sixth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Young Scientist Forum, ...

Aaron Rodgers, Packers look to get well vs. Lions

Aaron Rodgers tends to shrug off adversity and an occasional poor performance. The reigning Most Valuable Player is staying true ...

Kerala Guv calls upon Vice Chancellors to implement NEP

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 17 (ANI): Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan called upon Vice-Chancellors to analyze and work on the ...

US imposes sanctions against five supporters of Al-Qaeda

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): The US on Friday (local time) imposed sanctions against five supporters of Al-Qaeda operating in ...

France cancels US gala over Australian submarine deal

Paris [France], September 17 (ANI): Expressing fury over the Australian submarine deal, France on Thursday (local time) cancelled a gala ...

US senators urge Blinken to designate Taliban as terrorist

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): In a letter, a group of four US senators urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

US strongest, most effective when work together with friend

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): The House Foreign Affairs Committee which is responsible for foreign policy legislation and oversight on ...

Armenia Challenges Azerbaijan At International Court Of Justice

Armenia has challenged Azerbaijan at the United Nations' top court, accusing it of decades of rights abuses against Armenian citizens ...

USMNT drops out of top 10 in world rankings; L.A. opens 2026 bid

The U.S. Men's National team fell out of the top 10 in the newest FIFA world rankings, released Thursday. The ...

Rohit will be India's captain in T20I after WC: Kambli

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 16 (ANI): Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli feels opening batsman Rohit Sharma will be India's skipper ...

Taliban seize truck carrying arms to Pakistan: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 (ANI): The Taliban have seized a truck loaded with arms and ammunition, which was headed to ...

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'Surprised by Blinken's remarks on reassessing ties'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday expressed "surprise" over US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Kabul one month after Taliban takeover

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- One month after the Taliban takeover of the capital Kabul in ...

Forge stronger SCO partnership amid growing global uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua Under the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit, a bedrock principle of the bloc, the SCO countries ...

Elite National C'ships: Boxer Deepak eases into 2nd round

Bellary (Karnataka) [India], September 17 (ANI): Led by Deepak's fluent show, Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) boxers produced an impressive ...

Afghanistan refugee crisis threatens to prolong

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): With Pakistan playing the ball with the Taliban, the refugee crisis in Afghanistan post-Taliban threatens ...

Khalilzad says Ghani's fleeing ruined last-minute deal

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said on Thursday that Former president Ashraf ...

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